Category: Preventive Dentistry

Treating Sleep Apnea In Our Community

  Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) impacts up to 18 million people in the United States, and can lead to serious oral health issues and problems with your heart health and immune system. In order to avoid problems with your ability to sleep and to help you feel more alert during the day, we may suggest… Read more »

Is Snoring Something To Worry About?

We all snore occasionally, and a number of factors could cause us to do so. However, if we tend to snore nightly or nearly nightly, this could actually mean trouble and lead to serious negative impacts on our ability to rest (and on our significant other’s patience). In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists… Read more »

Is There A Link Between TMJ Disorder And Bruxism?

Two jaw joints disorder impacts millions of people in the United States: TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, and bruxism. While very different, there are a lot of links between these two issues, and both could lead to serious problems for your overall oral health. In today’s blog, we talk about the symptoms of these… Read more »

When Do You Need A Perio Cleaning?

We recently discussed the benefits of routine checkup and cleaning visits. In today’s blog, we would like touch on this subject again, this time focusing on a unique procedure known as a perio cleaning, or a scaling and root planing. Your El Paso, TX, dentists may recommend this option for people gingivitis or the early… Read more »

Ready For Your Next Checkup And Cleaning?

Now that we’re in a new year, you should start taking steps to improve your oral health! What better way to start than by visiting your El Paso, TX, dentists for checkups and cleanings? With a routine visit, we can help kids and adults alike enjoy better oral health and a more attractive smiles. How… Read more »

Schedule Your First Checkup And Cleaning Of 2020

Have you made big plans to ring the New Year? Have you planned out your resolutions? Well, our team would like you to remember your smile. With a checkup and cleaning visit to start 2020, your El Paso, TX, dentists can make sure your smile is healthy and ready for a new year. Let’s talk… Read more »

We Can Help You Avoid Cavities Caused By Holiday Treats

Holidays tend to raise our spirits because we are able to spend more time with friends and family at fun social gatherings. These gatherings tend to offer an assortment of tasty foods and drinks that are hard to turn down. While these festive snacks and desserts can be tasty, they can be trouble for your… Read more »

What Causes Gum Disease To Form?

Once we develop gum disease, there is no cure. However, routine care could help manage the issue and protect your smile from major complications, such as adult tooth loss. But what causes the disease to form in the first place, and what steps can we take to safeguard our smiles? Your El Paso, TX, dentists… Read more »

What Causes A Cavity To Form?

Why do our teeth, which are coated in the hardest substance in the human body, develop cavities? In today’s blog, we’re looking at the causes of tooth decay and what you can do to protect your smile. We’re also discussing the treatments your El Paso, TX, dentists offer in our practice to treat the problem… Read more »

Should You Try A Sleep Appliance?

Snoring could mean obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a serious disorder that could lead to poor overall health and even issues for your immune system and cardiovascular health. In order to treat OSA and snoring, your El Paso, TX, dentists may suggest a custom-made sleep appliance, which provides an alternative to the more common CPAP machine.